UNESCO Chair for training and research applied to business development in countries in economic transition (176), established in 1995 at the Academy of Economic Studies of Bucharest (Romania).


Business Administration.


  • To work out pedagogical programs in the field of management of public and private organizations that want to develop in economic sectors confronted with economic competition. The developed methods and tools could be transposed in any country in fast economic transition, while being specific to the initial situation of the economy.
  • To allow executives that are undergoing postgraduate training to obtain a postgraduate degree that will make easier for them to get a job or to play in the company an active role in the process of economic transition.
  • To disseminate basic and applied research works concerning the development of the economic stakeholders in a context of economic transition.

Host Institution

UNESCO Sector/Field Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences.


Dr Alina Mihaela Dima, Director
Faculty of Business Administration

Bucharest University of Economic Studies

Calea Grivitei 2-2A, Sector 1

Bucharest - 010552


Phone:  +40 021-2128607
E-mail: alinamihaeladima(at)